GEOGRAPHY AND STATISTICS

NO NEW ENROLMENT IN 2017 FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

FACULTY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENTS: GEOGRAPHY AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
QUALIFIER
MAJORS GEOGRAPHY                                                                                STATISTICS
ABBREVIATION BSC
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)
UNIZULU CODE SBSC26
EXIT NQF LEVEL 7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN ENGLISH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN GEOGRAPHY
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 60% (LEVEL 5) IN MATHEMATICS
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSION NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT WITH AT LEAST 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES 3 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS: DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION: JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS: JANUARY
READMISSION: SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE: 360

 

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S) CO-REQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY SGES111 H M 15 5
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS SSTT111 E M 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
CALCULUS I SMTH111 F C 15 5
EITHER CLASSICAL MECHANICS & PROPERTIES OF MATTER SPHY111 A E 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
OR CLASSICAL MECHANICS & PROPERTIES OF MATTER(BIO) SPHY121 C E 15 5
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY SGES112 H M 15 6
STATISTICS FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS SSTT112 E M 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111)
SMTH112(SLMH112) SSTT111
CALCULUS II SMTH112 F C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111)
EITHER ELECTROMAGNETISM, NUCLEAR & MODERN PHYSICS SPHY112 A E 15 6 SPHY111(SLPH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)
OR INTRO TO GEOLOGY SHYD112 D E 15 6
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER 1
GLOBAL LANDFORMS & CARTOGRAPHY SGES211 B M 15 6 SGES111
DISTRIBUTION THEORY SSTT211 C M 15 6 SSTT111 SSTT112 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)  

SMTH221

ADVANCED CALCULUS SMTH221 H C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)
INTRO TO SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD211 F E 15 6 SGES111
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER 2
EITHER DEMOGRAPHICS, HEALTH & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SGES212 D EM 15 6 SGES112
OR HYDROMETEOROLOGY SGES222 B EM 15 6 SGES111
 

STATISTICAL INFERENCE

 

SSTT212 C

 

M

 

15

 

6

SSTT111 SSTT112 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)  

SMTH222

LINEAR ALGEBRA & DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS SMTH222 H C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112) SMTH221
EITHER DEMOGRAPHICS, HEALTH & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SGES212 D E 15 6 SGES112
OR HYDROMETEOROLOGY SGES222 B E 15 6 SGES111
OR INTRO TO SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY SHYD212 F E 15 6 SHYD112
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 1
EITHER URBAN ENVIRONMENT & RECREATION PLANNING SGES311 A EM 15 7 SGES212
OR ATMOSPHERIC PROCESSES AND POLLUTION SGES321 E EM 15 7 SGES222
EITHER LAND USE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SGES331 C EM 15 7 SGES211
OR CLIMATE DYNAMICS & WEATHER VARIABILITY AND PREDICTION SGES341 G EM 15 7 SGES222
RANDOM PROCESSES SSTT311 F M 15 7 SSTT211 SSTT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN SSTT321 H M 15 7 SSTT211 SSTT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 2
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SGES312 E M 15 7 SGES211 SGES222(SGES212)
ENVIRONMENTAL FIELDWORK AND RESEARCH SGES322 G M 15 7 SGES211 SGES222(SGES212)
LINEAR MODELS SSTT312 F M 15 7 SSTT211 SSTT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
TIME SERIES SSTT322 H M 15 7 SSTT211 SSTT212 SMTH221 SMTH222